Quapaw Tribe immune from lawsuit in casino product dispute (February 17, 2011)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is immune from a lawsuit under federal trademark law, a judge ruled last month. Specialty House of Creation Inc. accused the tribe of infringing on a trademark for a slot machine card holder. The counterfeit...

Editorial: Electronic bingo machines still big mess in Alabama (February 17, 2011)

"Will the controversy over electronic bingo ever be resolved? Are there not more pressing matters facing the state? Apparently not. Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has written a letter to the National Indian Gaming Commission telling them that the electronic...

Judge hears suit over Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino (February 17, 2011)

A federal judge will hear arguments today in a lawsuit against the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino. The plaintiffs are the Gila River Indian Community and five of its members, the city of Glendale and some Republican lawmakers. The defendant...

City leaders weigh lawsuit over Seneca off-reservation casino (February 17, 2011)

Opposition to the Seneca Nation off-reservation casino appears to be growing among leaders in Buffalo, New York. Three common council members support litigation on the issue and two others are keeping an open mind, The Buffalo News reported. The opposition...

Gun Lake Tribe puts 700 people to work at first gaming facility (February 17, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, has hired 700 people to work at its new casino. The $157 million Gun Lake Casino opened to the public a week ago today. Employees...

BIA to reject Stockbridge-Munsee off-reservation casino deal (February 17, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will reject an off-reservation casino for the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin, The Middletown Times Herald Record reports. The paper said the BIA informed the tribe earlier this week that it will...